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BIC Sports Football Power Rankings: Week 3

1. Wilson (3-0) [Even]Wilson Logo
The Bulldogs improved to 3-0 on the season with a decisive 46-6 win over Reading. They open Lancaster-Lebanon play this week, where they were undefeated last season. Wilson is currently ranked No. 2 in the state amongst Class AAAA schools according to MaxPreps.com.
2. Conrad Weiser (3-0) [Even]Conrad_Weiser_Logo
The Scouts improved to 3-0 this week with a win over Fleetwood. They travel to Exeter in a battle of unbeaten Section 1 teams Friday. The Scouts are currently ranked No. 9 in the state amongst Class AAA schools according to MaxPreps.com.
3. Muhlenberg (3-0) [+1]muhlenburg
The Muhls improved to 3-0 on the season with a win over Wyomissing for the first time since 2009. They find themselves ranked No. 18 in the state among AAA schools according to MaxPreps.com, heading into a matchup against a winless Twin Valley team.
4. Berks Catholic (3-0) [-1]Berks_Catholic
The Saints just keep on rolling. Last week they defeated Chestnut Ridge 41-13. They have won all three matchups by at least four touchdowns. They face Columbia in their final non-league game Friday.
5. Exeter (3-0) [+1]Exeter_Logo
The Eagles have gotten off to a red hot start and hope to continue their winning ways when they play host to Conrad Weiser this week. Chase Yocum continues has strong play with 325 passing yards, 244 rushing yards and nine touchdowns.
6. Schuylkill Valley (3-0) [+3]Schuylkill Valley Logo
The Panthers move up three spots in our weekly rankings following a thrilling win over Annville-Cleona. Nick Scheidt has 522 yards with eight touchdowns for Schuylkill Valley, who will host Kutztown on Friday when league play begins.
7. Hamburg (3-0) [+3]Hamburg_Hawks
The Hawks moved to 3-0 with an impressive 23-21 win over Blue Mountain. They also added another weapon to their arsenal, Ian Hamilton, who had 29 carries for 194 yards and two touchdowns Friday. They now focus their attention on Section 2 rival Fleetwood.
8. Gov. Mifflin (1-2) [-3]Governer_Mifflin_Logo
The Mustangs are probably more excited to start league play than any other team in Berks County. They fell to 1-2 after a 59-7 loss to Cocalico. Mifflin is seventh in Section 1 in total offense. They will look to improve that mark in Birdsboro to take on Daniel Boone in Week 4.
9. Pottsville (2-1) [+4]Pottsville Logo
A huge 23-21 win over anthracite rival Blue Mountain may propel their season heading into Section 1 play. Travis Blankenhorn leads the section with 232 yards and two touchdowns. The Crimson Tide take on Reading this Friday night.
10. Wyomissing (1-2) [-3]Wyomissing Logo
The defending state champs stand at 1-2 after a tough loss to Muhlenberg this past Saturday. The Spartans will look to improve their offense, which is ranked last in Section 2. They look for quick redemption as they take on Section 2 opponent Blue Mountain Friday.
11. Blue Mountain (1-2) [+1]
Blue Mountain looks to rebound after last week’s heartbreaking 23-21 loss to Pottsville. The Eagles will need to improve on defense after giving up 90 points through three games. They take on Wyomissing Friday.
12. Boyertown (2-1) [-4]Boyertown Bears
The Bears took a deep drop down in our weekly power rankings after a 38-point loss to Pac-10 opponent Methacton. In the loss, Boyertown gained 339 yards of offense and had two turnovers. The schedule does get easier as they take on Spring-Ford this Friday.
13. Reading (1-2) [-2]Reading Logo
The Red Knights suffered a bad 46-6 loss to the hands of Wilson Friday. Reading High has given up 106 points on defense this season, which includes back-to-back 40 point games. They’ll look to get back to .500 Friday against rival Pottsville in their first Section 1 game.
14. Fleetwood (1-2) [+1]Fleetwood
The Tigers may have two losses, but this year’s squad is much more competitive than in years past. Zach Koenig leads Section 2 in passing and has three receivers that have over 100 yards to throw to. Add Tyler Emge in the mix and the Tigers possess a potent offense that will give Section 2 defenses nightmares. Travel to Hamburg in league opener Friday.
15. Daniel Boone (1-2) [-1]Daniel_Boone_Blazers_Logo
Hard to depict what the Blazers are after three games. The team that lost 52-0 against Manheim Central or that beat Owen J. Roberts 35-7 in Week 2. Nick Hughes continues to impress at quarterback. He leads Section 1 in passing after three weeks. Host Gov. Mifflin in league opener Friday.
16. Kutztown (0-3) [Even]kutztown_high_logo
Nate Oronofsky rushed for 116 yards in the 40-26 loss to Panther Valley Friday. The Cougars are on pace to shred last year’s point total (109) with 45 through three games in 2013. Head to Schuylkill valley Friday.
17. Twin Valley (0-3) [Even]Twin Valley Logo
Another blowout loss in Week 3 to Kennett. Will this trend continue through the season? The Raiders have scored a section-low 15 points and given up a section-high 136. Face Muhlenberg to begin Section 1 play Friday.

About Jeff Kerr

Jeff is a sports writer at the Daily Local News in West Chester and a freelance contributing writer of BIC Sports. At the Daily Local News, Jeff covers high school football, girls tennis along with a myriad of other sports. Prior to the Daily Local, Jeff was a sports reporter for three years at the Reading Eagle. Jeff is a Penn State graduate and will bleed blue and white forever. A Berks County native, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge to the local sports scene and enjoys covering any Berks sporting event. Follow Jeff on Twitter @jeff_kerr for the latest breaking news in the scholastic sports world.